Today's News

  • Luke Garnett named head coach of Georgetown track and cross country

    When long-time Georgetown College head track and field and cross country coach Todd McDaniel decided to retire, the college didn’t take long to find a replacement.  
    Luke Garnett, formerly of Harrison County and a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School, was the logical choice.  

  • Cynthiana competitor claims third place in national championship

    Local strength athlete, Rebecca McCauley, entered the national spotlight this week as she claimed third place in the Women’s 123-pound lightweight division at the United States Strongman National Championship held in Indianapolis, Indiana.  
    McCauley was one of 120 competitors who qualified and competed in the event.  Over the course of the day, men and women competed in their respective weight-class divisions.

  • Football Alumni banquet is Aug. 8 in new fieldhouse

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association is holding their annual banquet Saturday August 8th in the new Harrison County Fieldhouse.  The meal will be served at 5 PM with a social hour preceding beginning at 4 PM.  The social hour is a perfect time to get together with fellow football enthusiasts to go over the “good old days” and tell a few tall tales.  

  • Sports beat

    Boys’ basketball camp begins Monday
    Harrison County High School boys’ basketball coach Larry Kendall will hold his annual basketball camp beginning Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. The camp is open to boys from kindergarten through 12th grade. Cost for the camp is $60 per camper and $45 for second camper from the same household. Kindergarten through fifth grade will have sessions from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day while the sixth through 12th grade will meet from noon until 3:30 p.m. daily.  

  • Summer isn’t what it used to be

    On Saturday morning, Larry Kendall and Kim Furnish stopped by the radio station to join Jim Swinford and me for the Let’s Talk Sports program.  
    They talked about the amazing number of games that the Fillies and Breds have played this summer while on summer vacation from school.  
    I say amazing number not because the number of games is more than many other high school teams play in the summer, but when I compare to my summers as a youth it is staggering.

  • Hosts Kentucky Sliders and Thunder runners-up in 11-team tournament

    The Kentucky Thunder 9 and under team and the Kentucky Sliders 8 and under team played host to an 11-team tournament at River Road Park last weekend.  
    The 11 teams played a combined 21 games in two days with the Thunder playing four times and the Sliders battling in six games.  
    The 8u Sliders opened the tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday with a tough 12-11 loss to Scott County.  
    They came back at 2:30 p.m. to hammer Southwest Lexington, 9-2, to even their tournament record.  

  • Enrollment for 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program now open

    Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced that as of July 1, 2015, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating dairy operations when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

  • Phase I applications to begin soon

    The Harrison County Ag Development Board has applied and been approved for the 2015 Ag Development funds. A signed agreement has been sent to Frankfort and we now wait for the application to be returned to start the program.
    The time frame is as follows; two weeks of public notification followed by two weeks of producer application sign-ups. Following the application period the applications will be scored and the top scores will be awarded the funds for their project.

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